Software

Microsoft launches new Lumias in SA

Microsoft Lumia 640

JOHANNESBURG – MICROSOFT has announced the introduction of three new Lumia smartphones in South Africa. The Microsoft Lumia 640, 640XL and 430 Dual SIM have been unveiled in Johannesburg under the productivity centric umbrella #AchieveMore. “People are looking for a phone which brings them more flexibility to switch easily between work and play, without breaking the bank. “The Lumia 640 ...

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Envoy donates biometric machine to police

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LAGOS – POLICE have welcomed the donation of a data-capturing machine by Nigerian Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Odimegwu Ojukwu. The donation has been described as a milestone by the current management of the Nigeria Police, under the leadership of Inspector General Solomon Arase, in its quest to reposition the Police for optimal service delivery. Arase, maintained that the donation of ...

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SAP assists SA metros comply with new regulations

SAP Africa COO Mehmood Khan

JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP) South Africa, the market leader in enterprise application software, has expressed its intent to engage with its ecosystem and local government to assist local government municipalities simplify their functions and new regulatory processes. This follows the South African National Treasury publishing the Municipal Regulation on Standard Chart of Accounts Regulation (MSCOA), which aims to standardise ...

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SAP and Germany partner to digitise Africa

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JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP) Africa has partnered with the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in programme to explore how new technologies and innovative solutions will determine the future for Africa. The “Digital Africa” partnership sees digitisation as pivotal to development and growth. Through the scheme, BMZ is joining forces with the private sector to support the ...

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Historic Africa Code Week launched

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CAPE TOWN – MORE than 20 000 children and young adults across the African continent are set to participate at the inaugural Africa Code Week that is scheduled to go live in October. SAP Africa, the mobile enterprise software firm, has announced the launch of the scheme that will entail the participation of youngsters from South Africa, Angola, Cameroon, Egypt, ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Rwanda’s first ICT publication takes off

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

by PHYLLIS BIRORI RWANDA’S first Information Communication Technology (ICT) online news publication has taken off. ItNewsRwanda, the new online publication is set to be officially launched in July, with the country’s President, His Excellence Paul Kagame, and Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, expected to commission it. An official from ItNews Rwanda, said preparations are at an advanced ...

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SAP begins preparations for Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week

JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP) Africa, the software firm, has commenced preparations for the inaugural Africa Code Week scheduled for October. Ahead of the event, the company brought together South African legends and celebrities to participate in the Celebrity Charity Software Coding Challenge held in Johannesburg. The personalities were drawn from beauty and fashion, sports, music, travel and tourism, ...

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